Houston Chef Chris Williams to Serve UH Students

Celebrity Chef Also Preparing Meals for Houston’s Communities-in-Need

Chef Chris Williams
Houston chef and restaurateur Chris Williams is the founder of Lucille's and the Lucille's 1913 organization.

Celebrated Houston chef and restaurateur Chris Williams will visit the University of Houston to serve up some tasty Southern specialties for students and package meals for Houston’s communities-in-need.

Chef Williams, who’s made a name for himself serving up well-refined Southern food with international infusions at his nationally celebrated Museum District restaurant Lucille’s, will be at Cougar Woods Dining Commons on Wednesday, Jan. 26, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. His menu includes an Ethiopian inspired dish, Berbere-spiced chicken breast, as well as cranberry rice pilaf and stewed okra and tomatoes.

In addition to serving the students, Chef Williams and the UH Dining team will prepare 500 meals for families in Houston’s Third Ward neighborhood. His charitable organization, Lucille’s 1913, has provided nearly 400,000 meals for Houstonians since the beginning of the pandemic.

Who: Chef Chris Williams and University of Houston students

What: Celebrity Chef Series presented by UH Dining

When: Wednesday, Jan. 26, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: University of Houston

             Cougar Woods Dining Commons

             4277 Wheeler Ave., Houston, TX 77004

To schedule an interview with Chef Chris Williams, UH Dining Senior Executive Chef Chad McDonald, and Vice President of Operations Charles Pereira, please contact Bryan Luhn: jbluhn@uh.edu or 713-743-0954.